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The Nonprofit Job Fair returns to Parkway Central Library on October 23 and the Business Resource and Innovation Center staff have the resources to help you make a great first impression! After… continue reading Get Ready for the Nonprofit Job Fair!

By written by Caity R.    October 15, 2019    2

The Free Library of Philadelphia is pleased to present a series of upcoming job fairs, made possible by Citizens Charitable Foundation. The series will kick off with a special nonprofit job fair… continue reading 2019 Job Fair Series at the Free Library

By written by Jenn D.    October 10, 2019    1

Searching for a new job can be scary, especially when you have no idea how to start or where to look!  These local Philadelphia resources can help take the mystery out of finding the perfect… continue reading Four Websites That Make Job Searching Less Spooky

By written by Karen H.    October 9, 2019   

Looking for the Nonprofit Job Listings? We’re changing things up a little bit! Moving forward, instead of a weekly list of jobs, we will be sharing useful resources and upcoming events for… continue reading Do Something Great: Find Your Next Nonprofit Job!

By written by Caitlin S.    October 2, 2019    5

When you start seeing advertisements for back to school, you know at least a few things are imminent: crisp cool weather, pumpkin spice lattes, and job fairs are coming to the Free Library! Back… continue reading How to Prepare for a Job Fair

By written by Gillian R.    August 14, 2018   

What’s on your resume is just as important as what’s not on it. Last month we learned how to revamp a tired resume . Now it’s time to determine what should be left off! Here are… continue reading Refresh Your Resume Part 2: Top 10 Things to Leave Off Your Resume

By written by Gillian R.    June 26, 2018    6

The Workplace , a service of the Business Resource & Innovation Center , is excited to announce our latest FREE resource: monthly resume review ! Our newest staff member, Janet, has 20 years… continue reading Refresh Your Resume This Spring!

By written by Gillian R.    May 30, 2018   

The Workplace is a service that supports job seekers within the Business Resource & Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library , providing current information and resources on changing… continue reading 7 Tips from The Workplace @ Free Library on How-to Advance Your Career Now!

By written by Gillian R.    March 26, 2018    1

I recently spoke with a familair face at Parkway Central Library —Sean Early, the Digital Resource Specialist in the Workplace , a service that supports job seekers within the Business… continue reading Cool Job! Chatting with Workplace's Digital Resource Specialist

By written by Gillian R.    January 11, 2018   

Each November as Thanksgiving and the holiday season approaches, food and travel tend to come to mind. If you are job searching in the hospitality industry, food and travel are always on your… continue reading Workplace Spotlight: Culinary Agents

By written by Gillian R.    October 23, 2017   

For our inaugural partner spotlight we spoke with April Robinson, Outreach & Admissions Specialist from Philadelphia Job Corps . Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training… continue reading Introducing Workplace Partner Spotlights! This month: Philadelphia Job Corps

By written by Gillian R.    September 25, 2017   

On Thursday, May 21 at Parkway Central Library, the Free Library will kick off the first of six job fairs to be held throughout the year at neighborhood libraries across the city. Made possible by… continue reading Free Library and Citizens Bank Foundation Job Fairs Kickoff Thursday, May 21st

By written by Nate E.    May 19, 2015   

When it comes to providing digital access and bridging the digital divide , public libraries have been at the forefront of the battle for years. Every day, Free Library of Philadelphia staff… continue reading Sign Up! Digital Access Drive for Philly Tech Week

By written by CaitlinT    April 15, 2015    1

Everyone knows that finding a job is hard. In your job search, you'll hear a lot of advice and will likely follow a few dead ends before you succeed, but it is possible to find valuable help… continue reading Owning Your Job Search

By written by Jamie W.    September 29, 2014    1

A recent piece in the Washington Post got me thinking about jobs and the recovery. By most accounts the worst of the Great Recession is behind us. The unemployment rate , while it's still… continue reading Jump Start Your Own Economic Recovery

By written by Jamie W.    April 23, 2014   

Yes, Uncle Sam has free online resources for career planning and job searching. Over the next few blogs, I’ll discuss some of these resources and how they can help you to develop and reach… continue reading Uncle Sam wants you … to have a great career!

By written by Paul S.    October 14, 2009    9

You’ve been on the internet for weeks applying for jobs. But you never hear back from employers. Or maybe you had a great interview last week. You’re anxious to hear about the job, but… continue reading THE FOLLOW-UP: Is it the Missing Link in Your Job Search?

By written by Paul S.    September 29, 2009    15

Hi there! Paul Savedow here, your go-to librarian for career resources. I am the head of the Education, Religion, and Philosophy Department in the Parkway Central Library and run WORKPLACE… continue reading Workplace Tips

By written by Administrator    September 22, 2009    4